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Resident workers - Key statistics

2,656 people or 27.5% of Tablelands's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Tablelands20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)9,653100.0100.09,641100.0100.0+12
Males4,91450.952.05,01552.053.0-101
Females4,74349.148.04,62348.047.0+120
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,25513.015.61,25813.016.5-3
25 - 54 years5,47556.765.65,85160.766.4-376
55 - 64 years2,13022.114.81,98120.514.0+149
65 years and over7918.24.05405.63.1+251
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,28713.32.81,06511.02.7+222
Health care and social assistance1,26413.113.01,13611.811.9+128
Retail trade1,06111.09.91,18512.310.7-124
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,51115.712.11,54516.012.0-34
Professionals1,48815.419.81,39914.518.9+89
Labourers1,32713.710.51,25413.010.6+73
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,45756.562.45,60558.163.9-148
Part time3,98141.235.83,76439.033.9+217
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,67817.425.11,44315.021.5+235
Advanced diploma or diploma97810.110.98308.69.3+148
Certificate level2,97130.826.42,81529.224.8+156
No qualifications3,67538.135.04,07842.340.6-403
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,26723.517.7--------
$500 -$1,7496,12063.463.8--------
$1,750 or more1,04110.817.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,61068.569.36,17364.067.4+437
Public Transport1171.27.01331.47.5-16
Bicycle430.41.0450.51.1-2
Walked only4634.83.35906.13.7-127
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,34613.925.81,35514.123.7-9
Speaks a language other than English at home4334.512.34184.39.6+15
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161701.84.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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